Symon is a scientist at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kenya, where he co-directs Neurosciences Research. He serves as Chairman for the Kenyan National Epilepsy Coordination Committee, and as a member of advisory committees and task forces for various epilepsy and health-related organizations. Symon initially qualified from University of Nairobi, and subsequently from Kings College London and University of Oxford. He is keen on the mentorship of young career scientists is looking to explore a career in neuroscience.
GINGER walked me up the steep steps of genomics and statistical genetics to a strategic position – where I now have a clearer, much better view of this scientific field.